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Law Resources: Welfare and Benefits
Provides up-to-date news and information on law, policy and practice developments relating to social and health care provision in the UK. The Care and Health Law database provides free basic information about the significance of court cases and the legal framework for anyone involved in this area - users, carers, providers and purchasers - whether their concern is social care, health care or human rights.
Designed to provide up to date social security information and news for advice workers; news, reviews, discussion and links.
Publisher: Garden Court Chambers Social Welfare Law Group
The Directory: Courts and Tribunals: Tribunals
We are responsible for handling appeals against decisions by the Secretary of State for Education, the Secretary of State for Health, Care Quality Commission, Ofsted or the Care Council of Wales which exclude, remove or suspend you from a register to work with or care for children or vulnerable adults.
We’re responsible for handling appeals against decisions relating to: Attendance Allowance Bereavement Allowance Carer’s Allowance Child Benefit child maintenance (child support) Compensation Recovery Scheme (including NHS recovery claims) Diffuse Mesotheliomia Payment Scheme Disability Living Allowance Employment Support Allowance funeral payments Guardian’s Allowance Income Support Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit Jobseeker’s Allowance Maternity Allowance Pension Credit Personal Independence Payment Sure Start Maternity Grant tax credits Universal Credit Vaccine Damage Payment Winter Fuel Payment
Carries out independent reviews for dissatisfied customers of the discretionary Social Fund.
Assisting those wishing to appeal against, or involved in, decisions of the General Regulatory Chamber, the Health, Education and Social Care Chamber, Social Entitlement Chamber, and the War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation Chamber.
The Directory: Government Departments
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for welfare and pension policy and is a key player in tackling child poverty. It is the biggest public service delivery department in the UK and serves over 20 million customers. DWP is a ministerial department, supported by 13 agencies and public bodies.
Guidance: ESF action notes: 2014 to 2020 programme
National Statistics: Pensioners' incomes series: financial year 2016/17
Guidance: Universal Credit transition to full service
Guidance: Housing Benefit general information bulletins 2018
Press release: One million people lifted out of absolute poverty
National Statistics: Work Programme: cohort and time series data
Collection: Work Programme statistics
Guidance: Work Programme statistics background information note
The Directory: Professional Associations
Regulating and supporting all those involved in investigation activities, promoting a system of professional membership.
The Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation is the professional body for local taxation, benefits and valuation.